The Dean Foods Company (NYSE:DF) is going down by -1.97% in today’s trading session, a fall equivalent to -0.02% of the stock’s price from yesterday’s market close. A news came out on 09/06/19 stating that Dean Foods Concludes Strategic Alternatives Review; Focuses on Go-Forward Strategy Under New Leadership to Enhance Long-Term Shareholder Value by WSJ. The lowest point that the shares touched during the trading session was $1.21, while the peak of the day was recorded at a share price of $1.34. DF finished the previous session at $1.27 according to the data provided by Barchart, while the trading volume was observed to be $601456.
In the 100 days of trading, DF managed to top a 1.17% Moving average. Additionally, Dean Foods Company shares have achieved a 52-week range between 0.72 and 8.15 alongside 100 days raw stochastic set at 36.01%.
The number of shares outstanding, according to the fundamentals of the company, is set at 91.06M, equal to the value of $115.65M in market capitalization. In the last 30 days, Dean Foods Company shares went down by -42.56%, adding 2.15 to growth in value, on top of a +17.62% boost since 09/09/19.
Dean Foods Company (NYSE:DF) Analyst’s Estimates
Dean Foods Company (DF) could record at least -$0.20 per share in quarterly earnings in the upcoming report on 11/05/2019, a number that would actually represent a decrease of -0.67 YOY.
According to the average analyst rating, Dean Foods Company would be rated as Underweight. Out of 6 different analysts monitoring DF stock, 0 analysts rate the stock as a BUY, 4 suggest to give the rating of HOLD, 0 indicate that DF is an OVERWEIGHT, 2 rated the stock as a SELL, and 0 analyst believes that the stock should be rated as UNDERWEIGHT.
On November 08, 2018, the stock earned a Downgrade rating due to a new analyst call from Jefferies, while analysts from JP Morgan believe that the stock is set at Underweight from Neutral, as concluded on August 17, 2018. Goldman, is still rather wary about the stock, deciding to keep the rating at Sell as confirmed through a call on April 16, 2018.
Jefferies, on the other hand, provided a rather enthusiastic opinion on the rating, concluded in an analyst call on August 10, 2017, giving the stock a Buy rating.
DF Key Ratios To Watch:
Taking in account the profitability of the Company, gross profit margin of +21.08% has been attained, while the operating margin has been recorded at -0.56%. The firm is also showcasing profitability through returns on assets in the company’s ownership, with ROA set at -14.36%. Beta value of the stock is recorded at 0.40. Additionally, Dean Foods Company is recording price volatility of 9.38% for the period of the last seven days and 13.99% in the last 30 days.
Dean Foods Company (NYSE:DF) Technical Outlook
For the period of the last 50 days, Dean Foods Company had its Raw Stochastic average set at 36.01% for the latest technical analysis. In comparison to the period of the last 20 days, the present Raw Stochastic average for the last 50 days poses as improvement, set at 16.82%. Stochastic %K for Dean Foods Company, with the last 20 days included, was set at 18.94%, having Stochastic %D topping 15.49%. Based on the previous performance of the company for the mentioned period, there are more than several recorded moving trends. When it comes to the period of the last 12 months, accounting the time for year-to-date, price performance appears to be discouraging for Dean Foods Company stocks with recording -66.67% in metrics.
Dean Foods Company Insider Watch:
Similarly, 103.05% of the company’s float is held by institutions – and there are 298 institutions in total holding shares of this company. The top three institutional holders of DF stocks are: Blackrock Inc. with ownership of $12.97 million, which is approximately 14041691 of the company’s shares; Morgan Stanley, holding 7610399 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $7.03 million; and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, currently with more than 7439056 shares of the company valued at $6.87 million. Positions in Dean Foods Company stocks held by institutional investors has been changing actively in the past six months, a period during which there were 9 insider purchases amounting to 246158 shares.